Sheep prices ease back at Warwick sale
WARWICK selling agents yarded 990 lambs and hoggets and 336 sheep at the weekly sale yesterday.
Top lambs account TG and MS Thomson of Boona Mia, Tara, sold for $135.
In a smaller yarding of both sheep and lambs, the market eased slightly on last week's rates.
A good line-up of hoof and hook competition lambs met strong support from buyers with the champion pen of lambs selling for $204.
Market quotations :
Crossbred lambs 46-55kg from $124 to $135
Crossbred lambs 42-45kg from $112 to $121
Crossbred lambs 36-42kg from $106 to $114
Crossbred lambs 35-40kg from $98 to $105
Crossbred hoggets 61kg to $83 shorn
Trade wethers $8 selling to $ 84
Light wethers $4 selling to $ 48
Heavy Xbred ewes $10 selling to $94
Light ewes $3 selling to $40